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07 October 2005


Baby Zacky

Could it be The Grand Complication. This was one of my favorite stories when I was young. My father used to read it to me at bedtime when I tired of recitations of the DDS.


DDS? Do you mean the DDC?

Misha Schutt

It is indeed from Allen Kurzweil's hilarious The Grand Complication, specifically the Class Warfare game played at an annual party, where they have to come up with Dewey numbers off the top of their heads for subjects like "services to unwed mothers in Algeria."

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